Solutions for Living and Working in an Aging Society

The interdisciplinary research center FUTURE AGING aims to bring assistive technologies and inclusive architecture into practical application.

The members research on and develop user-friendly, socio-technical solutions for living and working in an aging society. The focus on these solutions involves the affected users, professionals, management levels and other interest groups.

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The Research Center Introduces Itself

A broad spectrum of methods oriented towards participation, accessibility and inclusion is used for the integration of the respective target groups.

A wide variety of laboratories are available for testing and trying out the socio-technical solutions:

Aims and Objectives of the Research Center FUTURE AGING

Research topics are the development and testing of assistive technologies, robotics and technology-supported services for independent living, living and working - also in the case of functional loss/impairments. Acceptance and ethical issues play a central role, as do legal challenges and barrier-free design of the living environment including inclusive architecture.

Associate Members and Cooperation Partners

Contact

Prof. Dr.
Barbara Klein
Spokesperson research center FUTURE AGING & Head of degree course Digital Health and Case Management (M.Sc.)
Building 2, Room 108
Fax : +49 69 1533-2809
Prof. Dr.
Caroline Günther
Head of degree course: Barrier-free Systems: Planning and Building (M. Sc.)
Building 1, Room 510
Fax : +49 69 1533-2761
Prof. Dr.-Ing.
Heiko Hinkelmann
Mitglied der Geschäftsstelle des Forschungszentrums FUTURE AGING
Building 8, Room 114
M.A.
Marina Weiland
Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin Forschungszentrum FUTURE AGING
Building BCN, Room 1013

Accessible MR: Methodologische Evaluierung und Validierung von Mixed-Reality Systemen im Gesundheitswesen [Methodological Evaluation and Validation of the Accessibility of Healthcare Mixed Reality Systems]

Dipl.-Des.
Jessica Sehrt
Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin FUTURE AGING, Lehrbeauftragte Virtuelle Produktentwicklung
Building HoST, Room B 02 208

ArchiMatics: Inklusives Wohnen und Arbeiten [Inclusive Living and Working]

Carmen TalhiLehrende für Entwurfstheorie
Building HoST, Room B 02 201

DOF-Adaptiv – Adaptive Freiheitsgradeinbettung als kooperatives Userinterface für einen Assistenzroboter [Adaptive Mapping of Degrees of Freedom as User Interface for an Assistive Robot]

Embodiment für ROSWITHA (RObot System WITH Autonomy) - Entwicklung von Gestaltungsoptionen für einen Assistenzroboter in der Pflege [Development of Design Options for an Assistive Robot in Nursing Care]

Dipl.-Des.
Jessica Sehrt
Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin FUTURE AGING, Lehrbeauftragte Virtuelle Produktentwicklung
Building HoST, Room B 02 208
M.A.
Marina Weiland
Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin Forschungszentrum FUTURE AGING
Building BCN, Room 1013

TeilhabeAssistenz - Digitale Lösungen für betreute Wohnformen [Digital Solutions for Assisted Living]

Research and Student Assistants

  • Leya Küsters, B.A.
  • Sehzat Uddin
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last updated on: 01.21.2022